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Total Clearance - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Total Clearance

Total Clearance is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

Total clearance is a snooker term that refers to the potting of all racked balls at the beginning of the frame, by the player performing the break shot, in one single break shot. The minimum total clearance score grants 72 points to the shooting player. Total clearance is a term used in snooker for the potting of all the balls that are racked at the beginning of the frame in a single break. The minimum total clearance affords 72 points.

See: clearance, maximum, maximum break for more on the meaning of "Total Clearance".

Total Clearance - Usage

Did you see that amazing snooker player today when he did the total clearance?

Billiards - Total Clearance

  • Title: Total Clearance
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/20/2007 10:17:17 PM
  • Last Updated: 12/30/2007 10:17:17 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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